Epidemiology Intelligence Service
Epidemiology Intelligence ServiceA branch of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention–CDC, founded in 1951 to
1. Train field epidemiologists.
2. Assist the CDC in preventing and controlling communicable diseases and.
3. Provide public health services to state and local heath departments, thereby improving national–US disease surveillance. See CDC.
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